Native creatives take the stage


Finally, the critically acclaimed documentary “WILMA MANKILLER” is available to stream. It is directed by Valerie Red-Horse Mohl. Producer Gale Anne Hurd is known for her adventure films like “The Terminator”, “The Abyss”, “Aliens” and “The Walking Dead”.

The second season of “Reservation Dogs” has arrived. ICT editor Jourdan Bennett-Begaye asked star Paulina Alexis how the year has gone for her after the show came out.

Cheyenne and Arapaho Television celebrates its 10th anniversary this summer. It is the only tribal owned and operated television station in Oklahoma. Senior Content Producer Darren Brown describes the job.

Growing up with an actor father and a casting director mother, Amber Midthunder began her own screen career early in life. She’s the star of the upcoming Predator prequel titled “Prey.” It is the first film to be released in the Comanche language.

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A slice of our Indigenous world:

Google plans to help thousands of Indigenous students prepare for their careers. StrataTech Education Group has announced its participation in the Grow with Google Indigenous Career Readiness Program.

A foundation returns indigenous items to Mexico. Ancient sculptures that have gathered dust in an Albuquerque Museum Foundation storage box are coming home. The dozen items were handed over to the Mexican government in a ceremony on Wednesday.

A tribal nation has obtained a gambling license to become the first in Canada to operate a racetrack. The Moosomin First Nation in Saskatchewan now operates thoroughbred horse racing tracks, which is part of the tribe’s long-term vision. APTN’s Leanne Sanders tells the story.

Although an Indigenous actor has had a career filled with memorable roles, one type of character has eluded him so far. For once, Cherokee citizen and actor Wes Studi has been cast as the romance co-star.

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Today’s show was created with the work of:

Shirley Sneve, Ponca/Sicangu Lakota, is vice president of broadcasting for Indian Country Today. Follow her on Twitter @rosebudshirley She is based in Nebraska and Minnesota.

R. Vincent Moniz, Jr., NuÉta, is the lead producer of ICT newscast. Do you have a great story? Present it to [email protected].

McKenzie Allen-Charmley, Dena’ina Athabaskan, is a producer for the ICT newscast. On Twitter: @mallencharmley.

Patty Talahongva, Hopi, works for ICT. Follow her on Twitter: @WiteSpider.

Drea Yazzie, Diné, is a producer/editor for the television news ICT. On Twitter: @quindreayazzie Yazzie is based in Phoenix.

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